Gloucester River Walking Track
Biripi & Worimi Country

1 h to 1 h 30 min

2.5 km
circuit

↑ 76 m
↓ -76 m

Hard track
Starting from Gloucester River campground this circuit walk is perfect for families. It leads along the river and takes in scenic views and plenty of opportunities for observing animals and plants. Let us begin by acknowledging the Biripi & Worimi people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-32.0598172,151.6837958)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom The Bucketts Way, 2
  • Turn on to Gloucester Tops Road then drive for 6.2 km
  • Turn left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 15.5 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Gloucester Tops Road and drive for another 9.6 km
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Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After 140 m pass the toilet (5 m on your right).
After another 220 m turn left, to head along Gloucester Tops Road.
After another 7 m (at the intersection of Gloucester River Access & Gloucester Tops Road) turn right, to head along Gloucester River Access (a vehicle track).
After another 120 m pass the toilet (6 m on your right).
After another 10 m head through/around the gate.
After another 10 m cross the ford.
After another 830 m cross the ford.
After another 540 m (at the intersection of Gloucester Tops Road & Gloucester River Walking Track) turn left, to head along Gloucester Tops Road (a vehicle track).
After another 185 m cross the bridge (about 25 m long)
After another 190 m (at the intersection of Gloucester Tops Road & Sharpes Creek Track) continue straight, to head along Gloucester Tops Road.
After another 120 m come to the "Gloucester River Camping Area" (25 m on your right).
There is a fee to use this campsite.
After another 6 m pass the sign (9 m on your left).
After another 130 m come to a toilet.
About 15 m past the end is a BBQ.
The end.
A sign.
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Terrain
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Gloucester River Walking Track


Grading
Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 2.5 km
Time 1 h to 1 h 30 min
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Camp site: There is one 2.4 km from the start.

Toilet: There are 3 on route, on average they are 640 m apart with the largest gap of 2.1 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Toilet
140 m[toilet]
Toilet
490 m[toilet]
Camp site
2.4 kmGloucester River Camping Area
Toilet
2.5 km[toilet]
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